Detroit Tigers sweep the New York Yankees with a 6-2 victory: Game thread recap

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Detroit Tigers (21-31) vs. N.Y. Yankees (29-23)

When: 1:10 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Comerica Park.

TV: Bally Sports Detroit and MLB Network (out-of-market).

Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates).

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First-pitch weather forecast: 65 degrees, sunny.

Probable starting pitchers: Tigers LHP Tarik Skubal (1-7, 5.32 ERA) vs. Yankees RHP Michael King (0-1, 2.39 ERA)

GAME ONE: Detroit Tigers' Robbie Grossman hits walk-off homer in 3-2 win over Yankees in extras

GAME TWO: Spencer Turnbull's turnaround guides Detroit Tigers to 6-1 win against Yankees

Game notes: Today, the Tigers look to sweep the New York Yankees for the first time since 2011. The Yankees will trot out Michael King who is making his first start of the 2021 season. Since entering the league in 2019, King has yet to pick up his first big-league win as a starter.

Starting lineup:

CF Niko Goodrum

3B Jeimer Candelario

DH Miguel Cabrera

1B Jonathan Schoop

RF Nomar Mazara

C Eric Haase

LF Victor Reyes

SS Zack Short

2B Willi Castro

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